Saturday Night Live has been a beloved comedy institution for over four decades, and its influence can be seen in countless films and TV shows. In addition to launching the careers of some of the most iconic comedians of our time, SNL has also produced a number of critically-acclaimed films. The most recent of these is 2018's "A Quiet Place", which was directed by John Krasinski and starred Emily Blunt. The film earned rave reviews from critics, who praised its clever humor and inventive scares. Other notable SNL films include "Wayne's World", "Coneheads", and " Blues Brothers 2000". While each of these films has a different tone and style, they all share a commitment to laugh-out-loud comedy. So if you're looking for a good laugh, be sure to check out an SNL movie.

We are sure we can all agree that Saturday Night Live has been a cornerstone of American comedy for the past 40 years. The sketches are often topical and always hilarious. But what you may not know is that SNL has also had its share of movie projects that never saw the light of day. Here are 11 proposed Saturday Night Live movies that we never got to see.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE MOVIE

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THE SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE MOVIE ALMOST ENDED UP HAPPENING. VINOLA SM ARE Apparently, it was supposed to be a feature-length collection of movie-related sketches, and the idea was floated in 1990. There was even a full-length script, but the movie never got off the ground.

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PEEPERS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM IN AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE, WE GOT TO SEE A MOVIE BASED ON SNL'S PEEPERS SKETCH. And that universe is really different - because the Peepers script that exists was written as a joke by comedy writer Justin Becker, but it's apparently still really funny.

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AN AMBIGUOUSLY GAY DUO

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM WE NEARLY GOT AN AMBIGUOUSLY GAY DUO AS A FULL-LENGTH MOVIE. A G It was supposed to star Jimmy Fallon and Alec Baldwin, but things just didn't work out - apparently, the stumbling block was the ownership of the characters.

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X-PRESIDENTS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THERE'S AN X-PRESIDENTS MOVIE SCRIPT THAT'LL PROBABLY NEVER GET MADE. Robert Smigel said, I wrote a crazy Ex-Presidents movie with Adam McKay that was just meant to be completely silly and very cheap. I was just trying to get it produced for like, $3 million.

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BILL SWERSKI'S SUPERFANS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THERE'S A SCRIPT WRITTEN FOR A BILL SWERSKI'S SUPERFANS MOVIE. BANKA CHICAGO Bulls el Jordan CHICAGO QUINO PINIA Chicken Chicogo olls It was written by Bob Odenkirk and Robert Smigel, and it's about Superfans traveling the country amid a football strike. Chances are it'll never get made, though.

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HANS AND FRANZ: THE GIRLY MAN DILEMMA

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM WE'LL PROBABLY NEVER GET TO SEE HANS AND FRANZ: THE GIRLY MAN DILEMMA. Dana Carvey says it was kind of like Austin Powers in a sense, written with Robert Smigel and Conan O'Brien. It was really cool, it was just very heavy on Arnold and Arnold decided not to do it at the last second.

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